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    Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
    4/12/2013 2:49:40 PM

    Reviewer: Pat, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I have been on this drug for 17 mths. I have infusions every 21 days and it has giving me my life back. I no longer have to take metotrexate or predisone. I have a little bit of stiffness and pain a couple of days before treatment and my skin on my arms is thinning but other than that no problems

    Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
    3/30/2013 10:27:15 PM

    Reviewer: Cherylmac, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I have had RA for 28 years now and have been on most of the drugs asvailable. Nothing lasted very long until I entered a trial for Actemra about four years ago. I have been on it ever since and it has been great. I do notice that I am stiff the week I am due for the I/V and would probably benefit from more frequent infusions, although I don't think that is possible on our health scheme.

    Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
    3/5/2013 8:23:33 PM

    Reviewer: bemtid40, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Ihave been an actemra for 6 years, It has helped more than any drug. I don't take anything else for RA.

    Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
    2/25/2013 9:26:40 PM

    Reviewer: Bev, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Getting my 6th infusion tomorrow - so far no results. In last 2 months had 2 major flares. On Prednisone with sliding doses since dx 6 1/2 yrs ago. Had 3 doses of Rituxin, then Orencia, which was great, until it stopped working last year. Can' take DMARDS, had reactions to all of them! Same with mthx. I'm getting very depressed - any suggestions??

    Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
    2/4/2013 7:31:06 PM

    Reviewer: markymark, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    well after my seventh infusion this also stopped working for me. only one good week. bummer going to start the new JAK inhibitor soon. fingers crossed this works.

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